Snacks & Candy

Snacks and candy category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Stores in Indianapolis add the popular Indiana sweet treat

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Thorntons has partnered with Square Donuts to sell its products in stores in Indianapolis. The doughnuts became available at Thorntons this December. Square Donuts Inc., based in Bloomington, Ind., has been selling the square-shaped doughnuts since 1967. The doughnuts were also...

Distributor Mix 1 Life expands into convenience channel

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Distributor Mix 1 Life has begun shipping Jim Beam snack products to all Speedway stores. The chain has more than 2,700 convenience stores in 22 states. "We are honored to partner with Speedway," said Jerry Dellaportas, CEO of Mix 1 Life, Scottsdale, Ariz. The company said it...

Snacking continues to be a popular meal-period option, and with more than three-quarters of convenience store customers visiting to buy snacks, it is crucial that retailers get it right.

Brought to you by Prairie City Bakery. Snacking continues to be a popular meal-period option, and with more than three-quarters of convenience store customers visiting to buy snacks, it is crucial that retailers get it right. So what are your customers looking for? According to Technomic’s 2016...

Nearly 95% of Americans snack at least once daily and 45% of people replace meals with snacks
Creates Convenience and Foodservice Group president position
Wrigley and Mars see success, will expand work on Transaction Zone Vision
Company reformulates new Slim Pack
Candy manufacturer to reduce sugar by 40% without affecting the taste of chocolate
Snack maker to 'focus on core brands'.
Will overhaul media and e-commerce with goal of $1 billion in online revenue

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